• Deconstructed Lasagna | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Deconstructed Lasagna

    Have you ever heard of Deconstructed Lasagna? Or Free Form Lasagna? Its okay if you haven’t! Neither had I! I first discovered deconstructed lasagna at one of our favorite local restaurants here in Columbus – The Market. Full of fresh foods and flavors, The Market offers delicious fresh foods with seasonal menu offerings and GREAT wine. The deconstructed lasagna on their menu, or “Free Form Lasagna” as they call it, changes seasonally. Whether its loaded with meat or completely vegetarian, it is always amazingly yummy. It wasn’t until the seventeenth time that I ordered it that I thought, why haven’t I tried making this? This Deconstructed Lasagna recipe is based…

  • Breakfast Food

    Copycat Fox in the Snow Souffled Egg Sandwich with Bacon and Cheese

    HEYA FRIENDS!! How’s it hanging? I cannot wait to share this new Souffled Egg Sandwich recipe. It is seriously SO. GOOD. I don’t know about you all but I LOVE eggs. Brunch is just – the best. I could eat eggs for breakfast lunch and dinner. Here in Columbus there is an amazing little cafe called Fox In the Snow. They have THE best pastries and coffee – but most importantly, the most incredible egg sandwich that I have ever tasted in my life. I kid you not – the BEST. There is a thick, fluffy layer of egg, topped with creamy cheese, crispy bacon, arugula and an incredible sauce…

  • Creamy, rich goats' cheese, perfectly balanced by zesty marinara - this TWO-ingredient Baked Goat Cheese Marinara Dip is equally easy and impressive! | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Baked Goat Cheese Marinara Dip

    This Baked Goat Cheese Marinara Dip is 100% the easiest appetizer you will EVER MAKE! Its literally TWO INGREDIENTS! Goats’ Cheese… and Marinara. CRAZY. I KNOW. Having said that – you will be awed by how delicious it tastes and impressive it looks. I don’t know about you all – but I am definitely a Type A personality. I like having a plan. I like knowing what is happening when, making lists, checking items off as I go – all the good stuff. That’s why I find it extremely frustrating when I run OUT of time unexpectedly. Just last weekend, we had plans to go to a friend’s for dinner…

  • Main Courses

    Ultimate Grilled Cheese

    A few weeks back, I posted a new recipe for my latest Healthy Tomato Bisque – have you all tried it yet? If not, now is the time! Because what goes with Tomato Bisque? GRILLED CHEESE! Heck yes! Everyone loves grilled cheese. Unless you are a vegan and do not eat cheese – or you are lactose intolerant and can’t eat cheese… in which case I will give you a pass. Otherwise, you might be a sociopath. Just kidding. But seriously – CHEESE IS DELICIOUS! There are a million and one ways to make a grilled cheese. And honestly, if you are using some sort of bread, some sort of a cheese,…

  • Fun with Food,  Snacks

    18 EASY Appetizers for Thanksgiving

    I LOVE THANKSGIVING!!!!!!! I know that I have already mentioned this (a million times over), but it is my FAVORITE HOLIDAY EVER! Family, friends, and endless FOOD!!!! It is the best. But planning any gathering¬† can be STRESSFUL! Even among the closest of friends and family! Stress no more, I’ve got a few roundups coming your way! Starting with (drumroll please), 18 EASY Appetizers for Thanksgiving. Cranberry Brie Pull Apart Bread by Half Baked Harvest Has anything ever looked better? The answer is no. Mini Quiche Four Ways by Culinary Hill Am I the only human in the world obsessed with quiche? I’ll even take the ones coming straight from…

  • This Caprese Pasta Salad is easy and perfect - Al dente orzo, creamy mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, and fresh basil all tossed with a light vinaigrette. | NOMaste Kitchen
    Healthy Salads and Sides,  Sides

    Caprese Pasta Salad

    I love a good pasta salad. Loaded with veggies and cheese, it is the perfect side to any potluck or barbecue. Top with some fresh herbs – MWA! Delicioso. This Caprese Pasta Salad is so easy yet so delicious. Al dente orzo, creamy mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, and fresh basil all tossed with a light vinaigrette. Better yet? It stores wonderfully! So you can make a big batch and enjoy for multiple nights in a row! Alright – time for me to get up on my soap box. I am not a HUGE fan of dressing. Actually, I’ll take that back. I love dressing! But, its not very healthy. So I…

  • Healthy Main Courses,  Healthy Salads and Sides,  Main Courses,  Sides,  Snacks

    Camembert and Peach Toast with Balsamic Glaze

    I have been really into trying new and fun toasts lately. It is definitely not just me though – toast is trending. Sweet potato toast, avocado toast, nut butter toast – its all so delicious and fun! This Camembert and Peach Toast with Balsamic Glaze is no different – Creamy camembert, juicy peach, and fresh basil make for a taste bud blasting combination – drizzle with balsamic glaze and you’ve got straight up perfection. You can enjoy this Camembert and Peach Toast fresh or baked. With fresh toast, you can enjoy the juicy, bright taste of that cute babe peach. With baked toast, your camembert is going to get all…

  • Fun with Food

    Paris, France

    The past month has TRULY been a whirlwind – between starting a new job and travelling, it seems as though we have been going non-stop since mid-May. Now that we have finally settled back into a routine in Columbus, post-fourth of July festivities, I feel as though I can reflect on all the amazing things that we have done and smile! Of course the most memorable of those “amazing things” was going to Paris, France for our one-year anniversary in May! Jake and I have always talked about going to Paris together – we even discussed it as a potential honeymoon option! Ultimately though, I was worried we would be…

  • Warm, buttery crust surrounds creamy melted cheese. Flavorful layers of crunch pecans surrounded by fresh raspberry preserves. I am literally drooling as I write this. Enjoy this Baked Brie with bread, crackers, or as-is - you will LOVE IT! | NOMaste Kitchen
    Snacks

    Baked Brie with Raspberry Preserves and Chopped Pecans

    Baked Brie with Raspberry Preserves and Chopped Pecans is HANDS DOWN my favorite go-to appetizer for ANY occasion. Seriously. I could be going to a fancy cocktail party or a fratty football watch party – no one says no to Baked Brie. Warm, buttery crust surrounds creamy melted cheese. Flavorful layers of crunch pecans surrounded by fresh raspberry preserves. I am literally drooling as I write this. Enjoy with bread, crackers, or as-is – you will LOVE IT! Background Story I can’t fully take credit for this recipe. I actually I cannot at all take credit for this recipe. This is my mother’s recipe. Her first batch that I can…

  • This Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is a special occasion / treat yourself kind of breakfast casserole recipe! Easy to make - easier to eat! Soft white bread soaked overnight in rich egg, then sprinkled with salty, crumbled sausage and LOADS of cheddar cheese. Baked to perfection | NOMaste Kitchen
    Breakfast Food,  Main Courses

    Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

    I love breakfast food. I mean who doesn’t? Breakfast for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner – heck, I even love late-night breakfast! It is never the wrong time for breakfast food. What kind of breakfast food you ask? Personally, I love eggs. I am a savory breakfast kind of gal all the way. That’s why I am obsessed breakfast casseroles. Specifically,¬†this Sausage, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole. They are SO easy, SO delicious, and did I mention – SO easy! Throw all the ingredients together the night before, let it soak, bake in the morning – voile! Breakfast is served. This Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is an old…